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In re Hemming, decd; Raymond Saul & Co (a firm) v Holden and another – WLR Daily

In re Hemming, decd; Raymond Saul & Co (a firm) v Holden and another [2008] EWHC 2731 (Ch); [2008] WLR (D) 354

“Where a sole residuary legatee under a will became bankrupt but was automatically discharged from bankruptcy before the completion of the administration of the estate of the testator, the money and assets which were thereafter ascertained to form the net residuary estate were payable to his trustee in bankruptcy.”

WLR Daily, 13th November 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Caudle v LD Law Ltd – WLR Daily

Caudle v LD Law Ltd [2008] EWHC 374 (QB); WLR (D) 78

“A person who intends to exercise his entitlement to apply for a grant of letters of administration of an estate does not have an enforceable right to immediate possession of property formerly owned by the deceased unless it is necessary that he takes possession to safeguard the estate.”

WLR Daily, 10th March 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

In re K (Deceased) – Times Law Reports

Protecting creditors

In re K (Deceased)

Chancery Division

“When deciding whether to sanction payment by the administrators of an estate to admitted creditors and the subsequent distribution to beneficiaries without reference to disputed and potential creditors’ claims, the court should consider whether any, and if so what protection should be afforded to the potential creditors.”

The Times, 16th April 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.


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